since: 1.8.2

Declaration [src]

fu_bytes_get_contents (
  const gchar* filename,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Reads a blob of data from a file.

Available since: 1.8.2



Type: const gchar*

A filename.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will be left initialized to NULL by the function if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: GBytes

A GBytes, or NULL for failure.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.